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Forum: Rifle Forum 03-31-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
Your analogy.... Not diminished at all if that...

Your analogy....
Not diminished at all if that loaner is the same make model .

Besides......that daily driver is in fact the " primary" mode of transportation to begin with in the first...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-31-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
So you practice with more than one rifle...

So you practice with more than one rifle exclusively huh? That makes no sense in the first place.

Second.....

Did you not read what you quote?

This is not about comparing individual focused...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-29-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
The theory can be applied to any rifle....so...

The theory can be applied to any rifle....so standard answers don't really matter for this discussion, as ammo costs do not either. ( Ammo consumption rate vs training objectives in a given time...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-26-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,682
Posted By fragout
Nothing to worry about. Routine movement via...

Nothing to worry about. Routine movement via railhead is common. ( I am Army Infantrymen 24 years and still counting.)

If you look closely at those vics next time, you will notice unit " bumper "...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-26-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
That is why I asked instead of assuming anything...

That is why I asked instead of assuming anything in the first place.

A primary defensive rifle is not for everyone.....but it should be imo. I used to be that guy who had a different long gun for...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 03-24-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By fragout
And pass up an opportunity for some decent...

And pass up an opportunity for some decent shooting? Not here...lol

Pic below= Day time shoot /392 yards / M14S ( 308win)

11B
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 03-23-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By fragout
Before my clan showed up recently....I was dumpin...

Before my clan showed up recently....I was dumpin 5-6 per week on my properties here in TX. They are shot on sight here, as the only good hog is a dead hog. ( The " war " continues.....lol)

Also...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-23-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By fragout
[QUOTE=ManyFeathers;20169212]Just some...

[QUOTE=ManyFeathers;20169212]Just some thoughts......

Magnums right now should be your weapon of choice during times like these

With large helpings of slow burning powder, it will actually...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-23-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
Which one of your rifles/ carbines listed above...

Which one of your rifles/ carbines listed above do you consider your primary go to choice. ...if any ?

11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-23-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By fragout
Evaluated 2 of them for about 2 months. Fairly...

Evaluated 2 of them for about 2 months. Fairly accurate to about 75 yards. Iron sights are junk. Both weapons proved to be unreliable to the point they were not even fun to shoot......much less be...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,739
Posted By fragout
While that is possible, it went be very practical...

While that is possible, it went be very practical for any duration of time, as it will quickly wear holes in it to the point of non useful.

With that said, 20rd mags work much better.

That big...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-22-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
Good advice, as any firearm meant for defense or...

Good advice, as any firearm meant for defense or security should not be stuck inside a safe unloaded.

Similar thing going on around here.....only the folks casing local residents here are not "...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,833
Posted By fragout
My take on it? 22lr is and will be worthless for...

My take on it? 22lr is and will be worthless for barter, as will any other cartridge including 9mm.

1. The millions of unprepared folks out there now seem to be convinced that there is a food...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-07-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
Physical conditioning ( as well as medical/...

Physical conditioning ( as well as medical/ dental well being) should be the number 1 most important preparation for everyone here and then some.

1. Growing old is a pi$$ poor excuse for not...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 03-05-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By fragout
First hand experience here. Yes. The A10 is...

First hand experience here.

Yes. The A10 is a big morale boost in the times past when we were supported by this plane. ( Infantry here)

Hot chow and mail were both much higher on the morale...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 03-05-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,943
Posted By fragout
I would agree with you regarding the point of...

I would agree with you regarding the point of patterning a shotgun. ( I thought everyone knew that)
Anywhoos, I did this extensively with that Benelli shown in earlier pic. ( I have had it since the...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 03-05-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,943
Posted By fragout
Good lord almighty. M203 has its own NSN and...

Good lord almighty.

M203 has its own NSN and individual serial numbers. ( Inventory item as is any other sensitive item a company commander incoming must sign for...not too mention audit...
Forum: Black powder 03-05-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
No need to be confused. ( Afterall, you were...

No need to be confused. ( Afterall, you were comparing blackpowder guns to modern rifles/ cartridges in post #118) Why can't others do the same?

The point of this thread :

This thread started...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-05-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,639
Posted By fragout
You are actually trying to base your primary "...

You are actually trying to base your primary " defensive " firearm selection by what ammo you think you can loot/ steal at a later date?

Scavenging = Looting.
Looters would be shot on sight...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-05-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Lol. 11B

Lol.

11B
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-03-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,463
Posted By fragout
We currently have 5 different windows that...

We currently have 5 different windows that overlook the wifes various gardens. There is a 1022 or TCR22 next to each of them. More so then a current count of bic pens. ......lol



11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-03-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Bigger Rackage........Er.........boomstick. ...

Bigger Rackage........Er.........boomstick.



11B
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 03-03-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By fragout
I should have read the whole thread but didn't as...

I should have read the whole thread but didn't as yet because its been a long day.........

Like I mentioned before, 308 is not " overkill", but 10 times out of 10, the pill will smash right...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 03-03-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By fragout
Haven't actively hunted them much as of late. (...

Haven't actively hunted them much as of late. ( The biggest problem here = feral hogs)

The last honest to gosh coyote I shot around here was right at dusk using a 308 chambered rifle while...
Forum: Black powder 03-03-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
I used to own a Marlin guide gun chambered in...

I used to own a Marlin guide gun chambered in 4570 back when I thought I needed a thumper. Used smokeless powder instead of bp.

I would say that the long gun with the shortest effective range at...
Forum: Black powder 03-02-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
Running out of modern ammunition seems to be...

Running out of modern ammunition seems to be brought up often . How much does one actually need to begin with while hunting?

I present a simple guide for one to do the math for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-02-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By fragout
Both rifles fired on same day, back to back. ...

Both rifles fired on same day, back to back.

Avg velocity recorded using same ammunition from same box .

By far....the more " accurate" method for obtaining data is to actually obtain it from...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-02-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,463
Posted By fragout
Lol. Regardless, I would agree with you...

Lol.

Regardless, I would agree with you that 22lr is currently a lower cost solution to chamber one's first rifle for. ( I paid 2 cents per rd for it last year , and nothing CF is any cheaper.)
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Good point. They are not for everyone....

Good point.

They are not for everyone. ..lol.

Without proper training in thier use, they can also prove to worsen the situation for the end user......if you know where I am a going with this....
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-02-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By fragout
I would suggest a Lab radar chronograph if you...

I would suggest a Lab radar chronograph if you want specific information in regards to average velocity towards specific rifles.

The " longer is better" rule of thumb does not apply, especially...
Forum: Black powder 03-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
How accurate can a muzzle loader be? Effective...

How accurate can a muzzle loader be? Effective range? Etc....... Your point= Get close every time so there is " always" a good chance of bagging that critter. No problem using a Marlin 336, Rem 700,...
Forum: Black powder 03-02-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
Read the entire post and the point will be...

Read the entire post and the point will be understood. Chopping a post up iot take things out of context means nothing in a friendly debate...lol

1. Nope. Effective range . Last ditch survival =...
Forum: Black powder 03-02-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
And a modern rifle is capable of much more in...

And a modern rifle is capable of much more in experienced hands, in all types of weather, terrain , winds, etc..... Especially under less than optimum shooting conditions while in cold, wet, and...
Forum: Rifle Forum 03-02-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,463
Posted By fragout
Correct. Eley is not produced with black powder...

Correct. Eley is not produced with black powder and fwiw. ....is not made in Mexico.

Aquila ammunition is produced in Mexico, but none of the standard/ hi velocity loads of 22lr we stock by the 5k...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-02-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By fragout
I would agree that 3030 and 7.62x39mm are very...

I would agree that 3030 and 7.62x39mm are very close in comparison.

Here is the data I accumulated with the same lab radar chrono concerning 3030 Winchester:

Rifle : Lever action Glenfield (...
Forum: Black powder 02-26-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
This thread is in regards to a practical...

This thread is in regards to a practical effective range while while using an ancient weapon as a hunting tool for survival because of a logistics failure concerning modern weapon ammunition. ...(...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By fragout
I already did a comparison using my Glenfield...

I already did a comparison using my Glenfield 3030 ( Marlin 336) , next to my AK rifle and SKS. ( Another using an older Winchester chambered in 32win spl. )

The short answer: Enjoy both of yours...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By fragout
7.62x39mm is the clear winner in every way when...

7.62x39mm is the clear winner in every way when it comes to feral pigs .

In simple terms : observations at time of impact, a better damage path that is more consistent, and from any angle of...
Forum: Black powder 02-25-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,400
Posted By fragout
I would not advise that sort of tactic or weapon...

I would not advise that sort of tactic or weapon in today's warfare, as one will not live long enough to get that many shots off.

The key phrase from above quote = " was a viable practice in...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Agreed. A lever action/ revolver combination is...

Agreed. A lever action/ revolver combination is not even close to ideal for actual combat, much less close quarter combat.

As much as I am fond of lever guns and revolvers, there are much...
Forum: Rifle Forum 02-25-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,463
Posted By fragout
AR types are easy to maintain, but the AK is much...

AR types are easy to maintain, but the AK is much easier to maintain in the field. With very little training, one could maintain either.

A few suggestions for you:

1. Look at an M1A Scout...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,809
Posted By fragout
Yes. Blasting off any centerfire cartridge will...

Yes. Blasting off any centerfire cartridge will cause permanent hearing damage to unprotected eardrums.......confined space or not. ( suppressor/ subsonic ammo excluded) Then again.....it wont...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By fragout
I would avoid Denver county CO with AK pistol...

I would avoid Denver county CO with AK pistol however....

11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-25-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
One example of a " rifleman " not being issued a...

One example of a " rifleman " not being issued a handgun ......

1 " rifleman" per fireteam is issued an M203/M320......so additional 40mm rds are much more important . ( This being the only...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-23-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
That is a very specific ordeal you face, but it...

That is a very specific ordeal you face, but it does allow you to prepare for it in specific.

Glock 43 info:

Loaded weight = 21 oz
One loaded G43 6rd magazine = 3 oz

Note: Loaded weight...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-23-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,806
Posted By fragout
DPMS is now out of business? I didn't know...

DPMS is now out of business?

I didn't know that.

Thanks for the heads up.

Is Remington still going to provide thier version of the MSR AR10, or stick to manual cycled action rifles only?
...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 02-23-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,739
Posted By fragout
A few suggestions: The absolute best way...

A few suggestions:

The absolute best way for anyone to carry their magazines = Each has their own equipment. ( FLC, LCE, LBV, etc......)

Reasons .......

1. They choose their own based on...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-23-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Yup. Purple = cute and cost less.....lol ...

Yup. Purple = cute and cost less.....lol

However....... The Ruger LCP is not used for hunting.....at least I don't use mine for that purpose unless you count the occasional point blank head shot...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-20-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
Yes. Use traps often. ( snares as well as other...

Yes. Use traps often. ( snares as well as other traps made out of materials found in the enviroment. .....as well as nets.)
I have been successful in some areas of the country with snares, also...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-20-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,331
Posted By fragout
One request. Can you simply quote an entire post...

One request. Can you simply quote an entire post first, and then make your points below said quote instead of chopping it all to pieces? Reason: Take a few lines out of one post with a follow up like...
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